Mark J. Roe

Harvard Law School

Berg Professor of Business Law

Griswold 502

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (70)

1.

A Theory of Path Dependence in Corporate Ownership and Governance

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 127-170, 1999, Columbia Law School, Center for Studies in Law & Economics Paper No. 131, November 1999
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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Public and Private Enforcement of Securities Laws: Resource-Based Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 93, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 0-28, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 638
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Howell E. Jackson and Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,689 (3,877)
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investor protection, public enforcement, private enforcement, securities regulation

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Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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corporate governance, ownership separation, securities markets, agency costs

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Political Preconditions to Separating Ownership from Corporate Control

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 539, 2000, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Jun 1999
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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The Institutions of Corporate Governance

Handbook of New Institutional Economics (Claude Ménard & Mary M. Shirley, eds.) (Kluwer, 2005), Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 488
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,745 (5,639)
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corporate governance, agency costs, public firm, public corporation

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The Derivatives Market's Payment Priorities as Financial Crisis Accelerator

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 63, Issue3, p. 539, 2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 153/2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2024
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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safe harbors, bankruptcy, financial crisis, contagion, bank run, qualified financial contracts, derivatives, repos, Dodd-Frank, orderly liquidation authority

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Assessing the Chrysler Bankruptcy

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 108, pp. 727-772, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 645, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-17, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-42
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Mark J. Roe and David A. Skeel
Harvard Law School and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
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corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, chapter 11

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Legal Origins and Modern Stock Markets

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 120, pp. 460-527, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2011
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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public choice, finance, equity markets, legal origin, civil law, common law

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Corporate Short-Termism – In the Boardroom and in the Courtroom

Business Lawyer; Vol 68, August 2013, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 210, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,624 (9,996)
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Blockholders, board insulation, bubbles, corporate governance, Delaware, hedge funds, holding duration, investor horizons, long-term value, market efficiency, mergers, myopia, private equity, R&D, short-termism, stakeholder, takeovers, Tobin tax, venture capital

10.

Corporate Law's Limits

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 31, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Stock Market Short-Termism’s Impact

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 426/2018, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-28
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 May 2018 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2020
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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short-termism, investor horizons, myopia, R&D, capital expenditures, buybacks, shareholder activism, blockholders, board insulation, corporate governance, hedge funds, long-term value, private equity, venture capital

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The European Commission's Sustainable Corporate Governance Report: A Critique

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper 553/2020, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-30, Yale Journal on Regulation Bulletin
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2021
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit
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corporate governance, short-termism, hedge funds, shareholder activism, European Union, securities regulation, agency costs, research and development, political economy, investment, payouts, repurchases

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Political Instability: Its Effects on Financial Development, Its Roots in the Severity of Economic Inequality

Journal of Comparative Economics 39 (2011) 279-309
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Mark J. Roe and Jordan I. Siegel
Harvard Law School and University of Michigan
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financial development, investor protection, political instability, debt market development, stock market capitalization, political economy

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The Inevitable Instability of American Corporate Governance

Restoring Trust in American Business (American Academy of Arts and Sciences eds.) (MIT Press, 2004)., Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Strong Managers, Weak Owners: The Political Roots of American Corporate Finance

Princeton University Press, 1994
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2013
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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corporate governance, blockholders, institutional investors, Glass-Steagall, populism, unit banking, corporate takeovers, short-termism, agency costs

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Corporate Purpose and Corporate Competition

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 601/2021
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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corporate governance, corporate purpose, stakeholders, hedge funds, shareholder activism, rents, agency costs, political economy, corporate interests

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Clearinghouse Overconfidence

101 California Law Review, Vol. 101, pp. 1641-1703, 2013
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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bankruptcy, financial crisis, contagion, bank run, qualified financial contracts, derivatives in bankruptcy, Dodd-Frank Act, systemic risk

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Corporate Governance and Its Political Economy

Roe M. and M. Vatiero (2018), “Corporate governance and its political economy,” in Gordon J.N. and W.-G. Ringe (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance, Oxford University Press, pp. 56-83.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2019
Mark J. Roe and Massimiliano Vatiero
Harvard Law School and University of TrentoUniversità della Svizzera italiana
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corporate governance, ownership separation, politics and public choice, securities markets, social democracy

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Chaos and Evolution in Law and Economics

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 109, p. 641, 1996
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jul 1998
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Dodge v. Ford: What Happened and Why?

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 619/2021
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2021
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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corporate governance, corporate purpose, stakeholders, hedge funds, shareholder activism, rents, agency costs, political economy, corporate interests, ESG, CSR, $5/day

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The Shareholder Wealth Maximization Norm and Industrial Organization

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 149, p. 2063, 2001, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 339, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2001
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Delaware's Competition

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 117, p. 588, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 432, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2019
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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corporate law, fiduciary duties, inter-jurisdictional race, race-to-the-top, race-to-the-bottom, corporate law

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Structural Corporate Degradation Due to Too-Big-To-Fail Finance

162 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1419 (2014), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 253/2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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financial crisis, too-big-to-fail, corporate governance, bank regulation, bank capital, international finance

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Can Culture Constrain the Economic Model of Corporate Law?

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, p. 1251, 2002, Harvard Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 36, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 381
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Aug 2002
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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corporations, corporate law, takeovers

Capital Markets and Financial Politics: Preferences and Institutions

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 7, Issue 1, Article 3, 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Capitalism, Dennis Mueller, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Capital Markets and Financial Politics: Preferences and Institutions

Oxford Handbook on Capitalism, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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capital markets, political economy, institutions, preferences, financial development

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The Power of the Narrative in Corporate Lawmaking

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-21, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper 554/2020, Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2021
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Mark J. Roe and Roy Shapira
Harvard Law School and Stigler Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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corporate governance, short-termism, hedge funds, shareholder activism, behavioral economics, securities regulation, agency costs, research and development, narrative, political economy, corporate interests

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Delaware and Washington as Corporate Lawmakers

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 34, No. 1, 2009, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 637
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2012
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, state, jurisdictional, competition, Washington, D.C.

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Three Ages of Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Bankruptcy, Restructuring, Priority, Rent-Seeking, Creditors' Bargain, Reorganization, Derivatives, Financial Crisis, Repo, Special Purpose Vehicle

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Delaware's Politics

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, pp. 2491-2543, 2005 , Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 511
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2012
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Corporate law, jurisdictional competition, Delaware, federalism

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Rolling Back the Repo Safe Harbors

Business Lawyer, Vol. 69, August 2014, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 492, Harvard Law School Center for Law, Economics, and Business, Discussion Paper No. 793
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2017
Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School and United States Bankruptcy Courts, District of Delaware
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safe harbors, bankruptcy, financial crisis, contagion, bank run, qualified financial contracts, derivatives, orderly liquidation authority, repo, Lehman Brothers, wholesale money market

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Rents and Their Corporate Consequences

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 6, 2001, Columbia Law and Economic Working Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2011
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Delaware's Shrinking Half-Life

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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federalism, corporate law, securities law, jurisdictional competition

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Will Loyalty Shares Do Much for Corporate Short-Termism?

76 Business Lawyer 467 (2021)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2021
Mark J. Roe and Federico Cenzi Venezze
Harvard Law School and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton - Milan Office
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loyalty shares, tenure voting, time phase voting, Long Term Stock Exchange, short-termism, long-term

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of 19 Corporate Law Professors, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, No. 14-915

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Columbia Law School, Duke University School of Law, Stanford Law School, Columbia Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School, Yale University - Law School, New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, Stanford Law School, Harvard Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, BC Law School, New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School and New York University (NYU)
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corporate politics, union politics, First Amendment, shareholder rights, corporate speech

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Breaking Bankruptcy Priority: How Rent-Seeking Upends the Creditors’ Bargain

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 6, 2013 , Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-15, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-4, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-4
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2016
Mark J. Roe and Frederick Tung
Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law
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bankruptcy, restructuring, priority, rent-seeking, creditors’ bargain, reorganization, derivatives, financial crisis, repo, special purpose vehicle

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What is Stock Market Short-Termism?

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 658/2022
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2022
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Short-termism, quarterly capitalism, hedge funds, shareholder activism, R&D, capex, investment, buybacks

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Comparative Corporate Governance

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law (1997).
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Sep 1997 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2012
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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The Corporate Shareholder’s Vote and Its Political Economy, in Delaware and in Washington

2 Harvard Business Law Review 1, 2012, Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2011-94
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Shareholder voting, proxy contest, Delaware corporate law, jurisdictional competition, securities law, public choice

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Finance and Politics: A Review Essay Based on Kenneth Dam's Analysis of Legal Traditions in the Law-Growth Nexus

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 43, pp. 781-800, 2009, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 650, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-48
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Mark J. Roe and Jordan I. Siegel
Harvard Law School and University of Michigan
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financial development, investor protection, political instability, debt market development, stock market capitalization, political economy, legal origin

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Backlash

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 98, p. 217, 1998
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Oct 1997
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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A Capital Market, Corporate Law Approach to Creditor Conduct

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 112, pp. 59-109, 2013, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-34
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Mark J. Roe and Federico Cenzi Venezze
Harvard Law School and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton - Milan Office
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corporate reogranization, corporate governance, chapter 11, hedge funds, vicinity of bankruptcy

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Containing Systemic Risk by Taxing Banks Properly

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 35, 2018, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 317/2016
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2024
Mark J. Roe and Michael Troege
Harvard Law School and ESCP-Europe
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financial crisis, too-big-to-fail, corporate governance, bank regulation, bank capital, international finance, allowance for corporate equity, corporate tax, interest deductibility

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Derivatives Markets in Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2013
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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safe harbors, bankruptcy, financial crisis, contagion, bank run, qualified financial contracts, derivatives, orderly liquidation authority

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Restructuring Failed Financial Firms in Bankruptcy: Selling Lehman’s Derivatives Portfolio

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 32, pp. 363-411, 2015
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Mark J. Roe and Stephen Adams
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Alumni
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safe harbors, bankruptcy, financial crisis, contagion, bank run, qualified financial contracts, derivatives, orderly liquidation authority, repo, Lehman Brothers, Dodd-Frank

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A Political Theory of American Corporate Finance

91 Columbia Law Review 10 (1991)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Berle-Means; public corporation; strong managers, weak owners; populism; Glass-Steagall.

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Is Delaware's Corporate Law Too Big to Fail?

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 74, pp. 75-93, 2008, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 635
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Half the Firms, Double the Profits: Public Firms' Transformation, 1996-2022

Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 21 May 2024
Mark J. Roe and Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit
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IPOs, public companies, corporate law, private equity, venture capital, securities regulation, merger guidelines, monopolization, concentration, Sarbanes-Oxley, antitrust

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Placing Election Bylaws on the Corporate Ballot

Harvard PON Working Paper No. 915403
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 07 May 2009
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
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Corporate elections, shareholder voting, proxy contests, access to the ballot, by-laws, by-law amendments, proxy fights, proxy contests, corporate governance, agency costs

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How the Chrysler Reorganization Differed from Prior Practice

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 5, p. 400, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Mark J. Roe and Joo-Hee Chung
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School, J.D., 2012
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corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, chapter 11, 363 sales

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The Voting Prohibition in Bond Workouts

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 97, pp. 232-279, 1987
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2016
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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bankruptcy, restructuring, Trust Indenture Act, collective action clauses, rent-seeking, creditors’ bargain, reorganization, exit consents, creditor coercion

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German Codetermination and German Securities Markets

Mark J. Roe, Political Determinants of Corporate Governance, Oxford, 2003, Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 167, 1998, Columbia Journal of European Law
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Sep 1998 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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German codetermination, corporate governance, managerial agency costs

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Lifetime Employment: Labor Peace and the Evolution of Japanese Corporate Governance

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 99, pp. 508-540, 1999
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Oct 1997
Ronald J. Gilson and Mark J. Roe
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
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Stock Market Short-Termism: What the Empirical Evidence Tells Policymakers

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2024
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Short-termism, quarterly capitalism, hedge funds, shareholder activism, R&D, capex, investment, buybacks

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Estimating the Need for Additional Bankruptcy Judges in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

11 Harvard Business Law Review Online Journal, Forthcoming, Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 11, 2020
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2021
Brigham Young University, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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bankruptcy; judges; federal judiciary

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The Trust Indenture Act of 1939 in Congress and the Courts in 2016: Bringing the SEC to the Table

Harvard Law Review Forum, 129-7, 2016, pp. 360-377
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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bankruptcy, restructuring, Trust Indenture Act, collective action clause, exit consents, Marblegate, Caesars

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Financial Markets and the Political Center of Gravity

Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
Mark J. Roe and Travis G. Coan
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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corporate governance, ownership separation, securities markets, agency cost, financial markets, party politics, median voter, economic policy, capital market development, party manifestos, social democracy, political determinants

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Bankruptcy and Debt: A New Model for Corporate Reorganization

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 3, 1983
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Chapter 11, 363 sales

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of 22 Corporate Law Professors, Mark Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et aL, No. 16-1466

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Jan 2018
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Widener University Delaware Law School, Duke University School of Law, New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Michigan Law School, Stanford Law School, Yale University - Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, BC Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School, New York University (NYU), Harvard Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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corporate politics, union politics, First Amendment, shareholder rights, corporate speech

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Understanding the Japanese Keiretsu: Overlaps between Corporate Governance and Industrial Organization

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 102, No. 4, 1993, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper, Harvard Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Ronald J. Gilson and Mark J. Roe
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
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contractual governance; corporate governance; cross-ownership; Japanese keiretsu;

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Looking for the Economy-Wide Effects of Stock Market Short-Termism

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Dec 2021
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Short-termism, quarterly capitalism, hedge funds, shareholder activism, R&D, capex, investment, buybacks

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Bankruptcy’s Turn to Market Value

92.1 University of Chicago Law Review (2025) (Forthcoming), Harvard Public Law Working Paper, Forthcoming, USC Law Legal Studies Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Apr 2024 Last Revised: 23 May 2024
Mark J. Roe and Michael Simkovic
Harvard Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Reorganization, Valuation, 363 sale, M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring, Spread, Bid-Ask Spread, Valuation spread, Cram-down, Plan Confirmation, Plan of Reorganization, Absolute Priority, Market, Valuation Conflict

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Political and Legal Restraints on Ownership and Control of Public Companies

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 27, 1990
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jul 2019
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Berle-Means; public corporation; strong managers; weak owners; populism; Glass-Steagall

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A Spatial Representation of Delaware-Washington Interaction in Corporate Lawmaking

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 553, 2012, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-35
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2015
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Shareholder voting, proxy contest, Delaware corporate law, jurisdictional competition, federalism, securities law, public choice

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Amicus Brief on the Scope of the Bankruptcy Safe Harbor for Securities Settlement Payments

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-1
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
University of Illinois College of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Harvard Law School
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Bankruptcy, Avoidable Transfers, Safe Harbor, Securities Settlement Payment

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Juries and the Political Economy of Legal Origin

Perspectives in Company Law and Financial Regulation, Tison, de Wulf, van der Elst & Steennot, eds., Cambridge U. Press, 2009, Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 35, pp. 294-308, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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juries, colonial policy, civil law, common law, property rights, investor protection, British empire, legal origin

66.

From Antitrust to Corporation Governance? The Corporation and the Law: 1959-1994

The American Corporation Today, pp. 102-127, Carl Kaysen, ed., 1996
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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67.

Takeover Politics

The Deal Decade, M. Blair, ed., The Brookings Institution, 1993
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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jostile takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, state competition

68.

The 2017 Tax Act’s Potential Impact on Bank Safety and Capitalization

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
Mark J. Roe and Michael Troege
Harvard Law School and ESCP-Europe
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Financial Crisis, Too-Big-to-Fail, Corporate Governance, Bank Regulation, Bank Capital, International Finance, Allowance for Corporate Equity, Corporate Tax, Interest Deductibility

69.

Bankruptcy and Mass Tort

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 4, 1984
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Johns-Manville, chapter 11

70.

Regulatory Competition in Making Corporate Law in the United States - and its Limits

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 232-242, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
Mark J. Roe
Harvard Law School
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Financial Scholars Oppose Eliminating 'Orderly Liquidation Authority' as Crisis-Avoidance Restructuring Backstop

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2017
Jeffrey N. Gordon and Mark J. Roe
Columbia Law School and Harvard Law School
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financial crisis; Dodd-Frank; single-point-of-entry; orderly liquidation authority; chapter 14; FIBA; SIFI